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figure in the nfl, beloved by baltimore, but cursed by cleveland. art mo del has died. is as he arrived in charm city. the 87-year-old died of natural causes early this morning with his family by his side. he was admitted to john hopkins just yesterday. his son, david, released this statement, saying he was adisorder by the entire baltimore community for his kindness and generosity, and he loved baltimore. ravens owner said, he was my friend, my mentor, we will miss him so much, and roger goodell, any conversation with art included laughing. he always left you with a smile on your face. fans saddened to hear of his pacing, remember when hi introduced the raven toss baltimore. >> obviously a courageous thing he did moving the team from cleveland to baltimore. my most vivid memory is the lombardi when they won. he will be missed and he's done a lot. >> modell purchased the cleveland browns for $4 million in 1961, by the mid '90s he said he was losing millions and decided to make a move. to the ire of browns fans everywhere, he brought the franchise to baltimore. you could say the move tar
west. and more rain up in the baltimore area where they have seen a lot of rain during the day today. this is the rain to the south that will make its way up here throughout the rest of the night. is it not moving through the area very fast. some areas could see 1 to 2 inches of rain overnight and into tomorrow morning. you will most likely need the umbrella as you step out. it may not be raining when you step out the front door but when you come home. the temperatures between 69 and 75 degrees. once again any rain that does fall tomorrow could be on the heavy side. >> the threat of more rain has people in the bloomingdale area on edge tonight. flash flooding turned roads into rivers. and it's a familiar scene for people who live here. erika gonzalez is live where the cleanup continues again at this hour. erica? >> again. it's a never-ending story for the folks here. but look at rhode island avenue right now. it's clear. it's clean. it's quiet. and it's dry. the keyword is dry. last night there was a completely different picture. it literally looked like a river out here. tonight, a
this morning, baltimore ravens torrey smith played with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother was killed in a motorcycle accident. both teams observing a moment of silence before the game. smith makes a leaping catch in the end zone for a touchdown. new england leading by nine. smith scored again this time from five yards out. smith has one more big play. as time expired baltimore wins it 31-30, smith said he wasn't sure he was ready to play. >> everybody was back at the house, you know, watching and they didn't even know i was going to play until the last minute. i got to the stadium and at that time i said i would play. >> smith finished the game with six catches. >>> in arizona the eagles trying to get some points. michael vick sacked near the goal line. 93 yards for the touchdown. cardinals improved 3-0 with 26-6 win over philly. wild finish between the titans and lions. lions trying dome back. but vernon slips the ball away. he goes 22 yards for a score, giving tennessee a two touchdown lead. detroit would score with 18 seconds left and final play of regulation, detroit back up quar
for moving the team to baltimore in 1996. the ravens won the super bowl in 2000. he sold the ravens in 2004. news 4 melissa mollet is in baltimore and will have more on modell's passing at 11:30. >>> fairfax county schools may change how they discipline students. the disciplinary policy. news 4 megan mcgrath has more now from fairfax. >> good morning. every student in the fairfax county public school system is bound by the rules and policies of the rights and responsibilities manual. but that manual is quite large. it's over 40 pages. and it's actually in the process of being updated and changed. that process, however, has not been without controversy. some parents have called for a reworking of the discipline rules and they want input into that process. well, later tonight, the school board will vote on the makeup of a 29-person committee that will look at the policies and then offer recommendations to the school board. now, the committee is to be made up of administrators, educators and parents, but some are concerned that the committee is too heavily weighed towards staff members. and th
on the board. second quarter, a touchdown pass. baltimore stayed ahead. close in the the browns a second chance at a hall mary -- hail mary. incomplete. ravens win 23-16. here is kristin fisher with more reaction to the refs coming back. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. leapt me ask you this. when is the last time that you saw referees getting a standing ovation? most times they're booed or heckled but not last night. check out the reception they received in baltimore just before kickoff. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: look at that. a standing ovation for the referees. that may be the first time in the history of football. throughout the game people held up signs. my favorite said "finally we get to yell at the real refs. welcome back." these guys really got the rock star treatment last night. this all happened less than 24 hours after an agreement was reached between the n.f.l. and the referee union. after nearly a year of negotiations, the two sides finally reached a compromise on pensions, salaries. fans were ecstatic. coaches we leaved. no one was happier about the return of t
toward baltimore, they have been dealing with flooding and flood warnings in that area. delmarva hit very, very hard. also some rain farther down to the south. as we widen out here hurricane the remnants of isaac making its presence felt all across the mid-atlantic and ohio river valley. look at all of this rain down to the south and west, all of that this going to try to push through our area overnight tonight into date tomorrow and then again into the day on wednesday. we have the potential to see a lot of rain the next couple of days, get out those umbrellas a lot of kids starting school tomorrow, going to need those umbrellas for sure. talk about that how much rain we may see. how much rain you may see and what's next in the forecast coming up. >> all right, doug. tonight, people in the bloomingdale neighborhood of d.c. still cleaning up after torrential rains flooded the area yet again last night. rhode island avenue looked more like a river sunday night. rescuers having to use this inflatable zodiac to get one man out of a stranded car. today, residents say they are fed up as they s
of the state's 2012 ploips, a special event began down at the inner harbor in baltimore. keith russell is live with a look at the honors for old and new champions, like michael phelps and katy la decky. >> reporter: the old, the new, the present, past, future, all coming together all at once. martin o'malley, maryland's governor, got the party started this afternoon. he took the podium, and before he got to the podium, there was a special entrance for all the dignitaries. they came in on the pride of baltimore. the pride of baltimore pulling into baltimore, maryland, harbor. as we speak, the governor is still shaking hands. he doesn't want to get out of here. michael phelps, the greatest olympian of all-time, 22 olympic medals, this is where he was born, was it held here for that reason? no, that's not the only reason. >> it coincides with defender's day when the people of baltimore came together to defend the star spangled banner. and our athletes echoed that sentiment when they put their hands over their heart and sang the star spangled banner. it's a beautiful day and these are great athlet
in full effect up in baltimore this afternoon. izod indycar series, the grand prix of baltimore. some action here lap nine. ed carpenter flies off the -- oh! into the wall. carpenter would not finish the race. then the final lap now after carpenter hits his issues straightened out. ryan hunter ray in the lead and he wins the 2012 grand prix of baltimore. and after three rounds, louis oosthuizen leads the deutsche bank championship. a three-shot lead ahead of rory mcilroy. >> should be great. roddick kept going all the way to the finals. >> that's what everybody wants. and to see more cut aways of his wife. >> nightly news is up next. we'll be back at 11:00. until then, good night, everybody. president clinton: this election to me is about which... candidate is more likely to return us to full employment. this is a clear choice. the republican plan is to cut more taxes on upper-income... people and go back to deregulation. that's what got us in trouble in the first place. president obama has a plan to rebuild america from... the ground up, investing in innovation, education... and job
night by the baltimore orioles shot them back into a first place tie with the new york yankees. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. with less than a month to go in the season there's no race closer than the a.l. east, orioles and yafrpgs in a dead heat after mark reynolds unloaded in baltimore. he had an absolute terror. eight homers in seven games. the orioles won it, 7-6. the coaches went after each other in the fifth. that was quickly broken up. then in the sixth, castillo almost hit bryce harper and here we go. the bench cleared. after a few tense moments things escalated at first base. no real punches thrown. just a lot of jawing. we'll call it a draw. >>> it's one of the eastiest things to do in baseball but the colorado rockies made it look oh so difficult. the pitch, no problem there. rosario tossed it back. problem. chacin took his eye off the ball. didn't make the catch and in came the run. all right. it's only the second inning. we'll get it back. oh, no, you won't. it was the only run of the game and the braves won i
, but the attack is raising some serious questions about safety at the school. shamari stone is in baltimore with the latest on the investigation. >> the university center is the hub here at morgan state. tonight, a shooting inside here has a lot of students concerned. >> i don't feel safe. >> khron is a freshman in baltimore after a gunman shot a man on cam pugs. >> reporter: it was anxious moments inside the university student center. khyron was eating when a man walked in the building, shot the man in the stomach and walked away. >> i seen a guy come out of the bathroom bleeding and he just fell on the ground. >> reporter: police put the campus on laockdown. >> i was scared for a second and then i was like, well, you know, at least they're safe now. >> reporter: tonight, students question security risks of an open campus. i talked to the university spokesperson about their concerns. >> we invite and encourage the community to come and partake in what the university has to offer. >> reporter: you see that camera right there? it might have captured the shooter coming out of the building rig
in turn sold it to an american businessman whose wife loaned it to the baltimore museum of art in 1931. >> we're all quite excited. it's not every day a renoir walks in the door. >> reporter: excitement turned to disappointment when just this week it was learned that renoir was stolen property, lifted from the walls of the baltimore museumin 1951. maryland resident steven virges thought he knew excitement as an actor in italy, but the frenzy over the renoir has made him take a second look at a painting he picked up in south america. >> i think it's probably edward munch and i picked it up in lima in the antique section of old town lima. >> reporter: as for the small renoir with a big price tag, it's not clear who stole it and where it's been until it surfaced this summer. the fbi is investigating. the baltimore museum of art wants the renoir back and no word yet on whether the woman who paid $7 for it will get anything in the end. in alexandria, andrea mccarren, 9 news now. >>> on the campaign trail president obama was hanging around the nation's capital. he's got to host some fundra
brought the nfl back to baltimore is fighting for his life this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins university hospital. modell gained attention in 1996 when he decided to move the cleveland browns to baltimore and eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's condition, but a cleveland television system is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> the georgetown man suspected of killing his wife is competent to stand trial. psychiatrists at st. elizabeth's hospital say 48-year-old albricht muth has stopped eating but is competent enough to understand the charges. he is accused of killing viola drath last year and his trial is set for october. >>> a 12-year-old boy charged with second-degree murder will have to wait until october to learn his fate. he offered a plea to involuntary manslaughter charges in court. an alfred plea does not admit guilt but does concede there is enough evidence to convict. the boy's accused of beating his 2-year-old foster sister to death in july. the court will determine
. >>> we have some breaking news now. there is a shooting reported at morgan state university in baltimore. one man has been shot on campus. again, morgan state university in baltimore, reports of a shooting. details coming in. we'll give it to you as we get more of it. >>> some businesses in prince george's county say they were ransacked in the aftermath of those storms last weekend. thieves moved in while the power was out last saturday. storm owners tell us they targeted copper piper. darcy spencer has more on these crimes of opportunity. darcy? >> reporter: tim, apparently when the power goes out, so do surveillance cameras at many businesses. business owners tell us they were targeted as a result of that. this is what they were after, copper pipes and wiring. >> they broke the gate and got in. >> reporter: he said thieves went behind his shell gas station on old branch avenue in clinton saturday and stole the copper piping off his air conditioning unit. >> we paid about $2,400. it's up and running now. less than $10 for that. >> reporter: it happened after severe storms left thousands
, maryland east of baltimore is one of the places that was hit hard by the storm that soaked the eastern third of the nation tuesday. many homes became islands themselves. streets were under six inches of water, 2,000 homes had no power. >>> cbs money watch. a sneak peek at the holiday season. >> reporter: a move by the bank of japan to show up the economy sent stocks higher. nikkei gained 1%. hang seng added 1%. fedex the world's second largest package delivery said the global economy is stalling and is likely to get worse next year. fedex is seen as an economic bellwether, cutting its forecast as business slows. fedex's economic forecast is in line with that of bigger rival u.p.s. that leak assessment left wall street stocks mixed. the dow jones industrials ended higher. the nasdaq was down a fraction. confidence among the nation's home builders has surged to a six year high. new reports out today are expected to show builders expect the housing recovery will strengthen in the next six months. the housing market remains depressed but showing signs of improving since last october. econo
is at m&t stadium in baltimore with more on that. what's the story? >> reporter: hey, derek, yeah, that's right. the league wanted these real officials back as soon as possible. so they said the deal was done early this morning like you said, but they haven't officially signed anything. commissioner roger goodell lifted the lockout so they could have the officials back for tonight's ravens/browns game, big deal. things will try and get back to normal. many of the changes with the real refs back may not be completely obvious to viewers, but you may notice it's smoother and a quicker paced game, less stoppage to figure out what's going on. more importantly it's about the trust that the players and coaches have with these officials. now the two sides worked hard to end this lockout, one that went a little longer than expected. >> i think there was pressure on all of us to get an agreement from the get go. i don't think anybody wanted to go into using replacement officials. i don't think the officials wanted to come off the field. >> reporter: now gene serator is the head official tonight
the baltimore ravens and cleveland browns take the field tonight the nfl's regular officiating crews will be calling the game. at the stroke of midnight the league and referees ended a three month lockout of the officials. the deal was struck after two days of marathon negotiations and controversial call to the end of monday night's game. after a series of miscalls, run ins with coaches and players, and on field confusion, the nfl referees are heading to the sideline. the league and officials union agreed on a tentative eight year contract that will put the normal officiating crews back on field. goodell said we look forward to having the finest officials in sports back on field. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. >> green bay will have a hard time. >> the two sides got serious about the negotiations after monday night's game between the packers and seahawks, a blown call on the last play of the game cost green bay the victory. under the new deal the average pay for the league's refs will rise from $149,000 a year in 2011 to $173,000 next y
the baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway, travel lanes are open, even considering on 225 as you make your commute through southeast. no issues to report. travel lanes are open. traveling on 50 in maryland, past east-west highway, no major issues here as you make your way traveling westbound in the city as well as towards eastbound towards the bay bridge, your travel lanes are open. aaron and eun, back over to you. >> thank you, danella. >>> breaking news in northeast washington. right now police are investigating a stabbing there. let's check in with melissa mollet with more on what we know. melissa, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to both of you. right now investigators are still on the scene. they've been out here since 3:30 this morning. at this point, they don't have much to go on because the victim in this case is not talking. here's what we know. we know that around 3:30 this morning, someone placed a call to 911 for an aggravated assault that happened right here. we understand this adult male was found on the steps in front of the lincoln road apartments. police tell news 4
rain and moderate rains, too, making their way through baltimore, maryland from quantico to fredericksburg showers moving to the east. heavier in fact with an area of moderate and heavy rain pulling toward areas of 83, i-83 there. then you have more showers around the shore in annapolis. all this the ghost of isaac, but still producing again some scary rains and flooding, too, in spots after coming inland days ago in indiana. there's your spin, the area of low pressure. it's not just isaac's remnant tropical rains that get to us today. it's also a weather front around the area. here we go with your future weather at lunchtime today. some scattered showers more. we see heavier stuff to the north and east already up around baltimore. more scattered showers and heavier embedded thunderstorms coming our way for the earlier part of the night. early tomorrow morning when you start your day tuesday, back to work and back to school, there will be rains around our area and probably fog, too. all this as we deal with the front that will make its way more up to the north and station
's starting to lighten up a little bit. bowie to columbia, mt.ary, pushing toward baltimore. another area of showers in manassas and wood bridge and right around the southern end of the beltway. humidity will be high today. your temperature, 83 degrees at noontime. 85 by 3:00. i think it's late in the day today where we could see some drenching thunderstorms. let's get a look at traffic now with danella sealock. >> thanks. >>> right now we're watching the roads. traveling along beach drive in northeast, we have a downed tree slowing you down. beach drive is closed right now. that is between joyce road and blackton drive. other parts in our area look really good right now. not seeing any volume or road work to warn you about. traveling along i 270, past clarksburg road. really in both directions, nice and clear. a look at the beltway right now, inner loop and outer loop, no issues to report. travel sbeeds from i. 270 on the inner loop, 61 miles per hour. that drive just taking ten minutes. give yourself extra time this morning and pack your patience. eun, over to you. >>> 4:33. the democra
in baltimore. our kristen berset will have a live report from m&t bank stadium in the charm city in a few minutes. >>> the return of the referees has sparked an outpouring of relief and even joy. nobody is happier than nfl players including our very own redskins. >> reporter: i'm matt jablow at redskins park in ashburn where the return of the referees was all most people were talking about. >> you always say you don't miss something until you go without it. >> they got the deal done, excited to have them back. >> reporter: some more vocally than others. what was your first reaction when you heard the strike had been settled? >> i said hallelujah. >> reporter: but all agreeing it was a very good thing. >> they know their positions. they know the rules. >> reporter: the players in particular. >> thank you, lord. >> reporter: and for the game in general. what was your first reaction when you heard the refs were coming back? >> great, awesome. i saw it this morning. >> they keep everything under control. a couple week back you had players doing dirty plays against us. those things won't
/ravens game in baltimore. we'll is livework on -- have live coverage on that later in our newscast. >> we have thunderstorms up to our west and meterologist topper shutt is tracking them as we speak. >> looks like a dry commute home, but a different story later and that could impact the ravens game in baltimore. let me start with doppler 9,000. it's quiet around the metro area, but to the west essentially along the i-81 corridor, pretty good thunderstorms there, a severe thunderstorm warning in effect for page and shenandoah county until 5:45. there's a couple big storms out to the woodstock area and front royal and just to the north of winchester. so another storm is just headed for the northeast. they won't make much eastward movement. they'll generally follow the track up i-81 and later tonight they begin to move eastward toward the immediate metro area. we'll come back and track them for you and tell you what that means for the ravens game and if they hang around for tomorrow morning's commute. >>> right now three men are in court for the vicious and brutal beating of a young father walkin
, right through washington, baltimore, up think philadelphia and new york, if you're out along the i-95 cordon, you want to watch out for storms. damaging wind is the biggest threat. most likely between 4:00 and 7:00 tomorrow night. i'll break it down. >>> the had you been of a former falls church mayor was sentenced to 22 years in prison today for crimes against young girls committed in his own house. michael gardner says he didn't molest any of the girls, but the victims' parents say they believe the girls. the sentence came down today. >> michael gardner barely reacted. he was the only one to speak out in court today, but the victims say they got the last word. they are willing to go public, but because of the nature of the crimes we are not identifying them. >> i think it was the right sentence. i'm very happy with the judge, and i think he did right by our girls. >> a father chokes up after learning another father he trusted will spend more than two decades in prison. 48-year-old michael gardner convicted of sexual assault. gardner's wife says it never happened, but the victims' pa
in baltimore monday could have been a lot worse. investigators say the 15-year-old suspect robert wayne gladden jr. was unable to access his stepfather's gun collection because it was locked in a safe. they say they used his father's shotgun instead. gladden has been charged as an adult with attempted murder. the victim, daniel bowery remains in critical condition. his family is overwhelmed with the support they received. even lady gaga is expected to send him a gift. >>> a baltimore man is behind bars this morning accused of stealing a woman's car then breaking into her home. marie says she lost her keys while at maryland casino wednesday night. police say 50-year-old daniel miller found the keys, took her car and eventually drove to her house in edgewater. officers caught him walking out of her home with her laptop and jewelry. despite it being locked up, she's still on edge. >> never experienced it and so it's really been -- it's unsettling. i'm kind of walking around in circles. things i want to do, and i just am just -- very unsettled still. >> miller faces multiple charges, including burg
people in the car into custody. officers closed two sublanes near baltimore for the stop. official says they got a call about 7:00 this morning ha a passenger was in possession of a dangerous substance. his flight was already airborne on the way to dallas. authorities turned it around and armed officers pulled that passengers christopher shell from his seat for questioning. it became clear to investigators that shell may have been the victim of a prank on his 29th birthday. >> that this was a hoax, and a pretty nasty trick was played on a passenger, and it resulted in really a threat to all the passengers. incredibly foolish and irresponsible thing to do. at the bottom line, it's criminal. >> the hox will cost tens of thousands, not to mention the disruption in the lives of dozens of passengers. >>> airne seats are about to get even tighter. united airlines is installing what it calls slim-line seats to the airline can pack in a few more passengers. they've by 17 inches long, an inch shorter, slimmer backrests, but the airline says legroom is supposed to stay the same. at the create roo
the brewers 12-2. keep it up, guys. >>> up in baltimore, the orioles mad a double -- had a double hitter with the blue jays. os lose 9-5 and they won the early game 4-1. baltimore is now a game and a half back of new york in the al east with eight games to go. >>> time 6:26. still ahead, a big group is throwing its support behind maryland's dreement act-- >> dream act. >> getting pinched by bank fees? most of us are. how to avoid the worst of them. >> on the inbound side of route 50, you've got delays as you head through cheverly because of the early yes accident on the bw -- earlier accident on the bw parkway. southbound 270 not much better. delays continue toward 121. i'll be back with more coming up in a few minutes. you're watching 9news now. ♪ [ ma aouer tseho oko elodanmi thheimesofras, eyreotartoin stouinednt a srthe. sts w bk 0 ar fr t sd t son mp tnggont evy ak eryit gein te. thsileras res omelgg. stt mp. arrit. >>> welcome back. 6:29. this is always the place you can get your weather first. a live shoft the district of column -- shot of the district of columbia. it's in the
. >>> at least seven people are being treated for injuries they got in a baltimore bus crash. they were waiting in a shelter today when the bus literally jumped that curve and struck them. they were rushed to the hospital with injuries described as non-life threatenings. the mta's bus driver taken for drug and alcohol levels were routine for the serious crash. >>> well the washington nationals are still just one win away from clinching the first playoff birth for the major league baseball team. well, since i was a kid. dave owens is live at the national park where the excitement and the anticipation is building up for tonight's game against the dodgers. now dave, we thought we had it last night and then it just slipped away. >> reporter: yes, he thought he would spoil the party out here. of course that late home run, giving the dodgers the 7-6 win. it made us wait just a little bit for the nationals to try to clinch that first playoff spot like you say in some 79 years. even as you say, derek, it brings to mind, just how bad it had franchise has been. i mean, the nationals, they lost about 300
4:00 this morning to get the game double. baltimore, an rbi single. the os would tack on another run and everybody said finally. 4-2 in 18 innings. the game went nearly six hours but the os are tied for first place with the yankees. >> the nhl is in its fourth lockout day. the capitals biggest star is making other plans for the season. alexander ovechkin has reportedly sign add deal to play with dynamo moscow in russia. the russian newspaper quoted ovechkin saying he believes the lockout will erase the entire season. hope he's wrong on that. >>> the man who turned football into film has died. steve sabol died tuesday of brain cancer. he was 69. he began working with his father on n.f.l. films in 1964 and together they shot thousands of hours of footage and they helped revolutionize sports broadcasting. pioneering techniques like slow motion replays and miking up players and coaches. >> they also did some of the first steady cam work in sports. >> beautiful job. >>> still ahead, the request for a date that now has a federal helicopter pilot grounded. >> a cross-country flight for a sp
, still wet. that rain going into baltimore and areas up around i-83. seeing the showers dwindle and dry up just off to the south and west. throughout the day today, getting warm scattered showers and embedded heavier rains around the area. the moisture that's in the air right now, it's got big potential. it could rain somewhere around one to two inches per hour. so when we get those downpours around the area we could see some isolated flooding. 3:00 today, some storms possible, too, as we get into the evening hours here on tuesday and even for 8:00, 9:00, still a little wet with tomorrow morning, yeah, you guessed it, more of the showers around the area. front is coming in for wednesday. even by noontime, tomorrow we could see some heavier rain and some thunderstorms around the area. for the weekend, theed of the week, in fact, saturday and sunday, we're keeping our eye on this storm. it's leslie. a category 2 hurricane approaching bermuda could lead to some rough surf and some rip currents along the beachers for the weekend. your forecast, next three days looking wet. right now, friday
up his fight to keep a baltimore raven from speaking out on gay marriage. the delegate had been trying to keep a linebacker from making ads like this. >> i believe we should be doing everything that we can to make maryland families stronger. which is why i support marriage for gay and lesbian couples who want to make a lifetime commitment to each other. people from all walks of life. >> now, burns has reconsidered. he told "the baltimore sun" that the player has first amendment rights and should be able to speak his mind. >>> maryland olympians and paralympians are receiving heroes' welcome from the states. yesterday crowds gathered in baltimore to celebrate the athletes' achievements in london. swimmer michael phelps, the most decorated olympian in history, spoke at the event thanking fans for their support. katie ledecky, the youngest, and a gold medal winner, also attended. >>> well, if you want to show your support for the redskins and robert griffin iii, just put your hands in the air. >> that's right. it's called griffining, and it's the latest internet phenomenon. people
and questionable travel spending. >>> the man who brought the ravens to baltimore is in the hospital this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins. modell's praised in maryland but vilified in cleveland after moving the browns to baltimore back in 1996. he eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's position, but a cleveland television station is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> a traffic alert now for drivers in northern virginia. a busy off-ramp in tysons corner will soon be back open. at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, crews will reopen the ramp from southbound 123 to westbound route 7. drivers have been using a temporary ramp. the regular rp had been closed while a tunnel was being built for metro's silver line. >>> 5:06 now, 76 degrees. a neighborhood on alert. a man bruised and beaten is sharing his story. >>> and the airline known for low fares that's now on the way to our region. >>> plus, hot and sticky weather. is relief on the way soon? storm team 4 meteorologist [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your
in nfl history and the lives of players. the funeral for modell took place at baltimore hebrew congregation. maryland governor martin o'malley was among hundreds who paid their respects. ray lewis, ray rice, and other ravens players also attended. modell is credited with growing the nfl through television. also often criticized in cleveland for moving the browns to bawl. modell died thursday at the age of 87. >>> a change on i-66 has commuters seeing red. the new color is an alert to drivers they might be in the wronlane. news4's julie kerry talked to drivers about whether they're getting that message. >> reporter: i-66 just outside the beltway just got a makeover. you condition miss what's happened in the far right lane. >> i think it's on shoulder. it's like an orange color. i don't know. it's orange or some kind of different colored pavement. >> reporter: for the record vdot calls it red clay colored. ice a special surface coating designed to draw attention to the sometimes you can use it, sometimes you can't right shoulder. what do you think it means? >> i have no idea. >>
bought at a flea market for $7 was actually stolen from a baltimore museum decades ago. baltimore police found the theft report written up in 1951 when a painting was snatched from the baltimore museum of art and a brief description seems to the match the painting a virginia woman bought two years ago at a west virginia flee market. she recently had it examined at an auction house in alexandria. >> she paid $7 for it and the painting we have estimated to sell at auction at 75,000 to 100,000. >> the fbi is investigating and the painting could be heading back to that museum. if so, that virginia woman is out of seven bucks. maybe that 100 grand or so. >> got to be disappointing. >>> coming up at 7:00 we'll tell you why a few grown men wore high heels across a college campus and it was not a fashion statement. >> and a hong kong tycoon offers tens of millions of dollars to find a husband for his daughter, but there is 1 very big catch. you might want to hear about this. >> i'm meteorogist topper shutt, clouds now, showers on the way. another day in the 80s, our third day, 81 and 67 going in
into baltimore county as well. back toward thurmont, you still have some rain, even hagueerstown but the heavy stuff is well east of you, east of route 15. temperatures are running into the 60s everywhere except for garrett county which is in the middle 50s at 55. easton is 68. culpeper down to 61, one of our cooler spots. gaithersburg at 63. bowie a much milder morning over there than it has been the last few mornings with the temperature there running about 65. outside on our michael & son weather camera, quiet in northwest d.c. we're looking toward virginia toward the west, southwest right now. 69 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. no wind to speak of and the humidity at 81%. one thing i want to point out, there's a boundary here. you can see it from southern new england snaking back toward the mississippi valley. a little twist in the clouds coming through southern indiana and kentucky. that will lift the boundary north so i think much of today is dry. as this gets closer, that's what's going to enhance the shower or thunderstorm chance late this afternoon into the evening hours. that's why
on the browns in baltimore. overnight they made a tentative deal that got started back in june. the replacement refs made numerous controversial calls but this play and the game this past monday night caused such an up roar. they gave the seahawks the touchdown and the win a lot of us saw it as an interception for the packers. >> you never want to see a game end like that and you never want to see a game end on a controversial play. >> the new deal ends a three month long lockout and gives the ref a pay hike from 149,000 a year to 173,000 next season and 205,000 by the year 2019. remember, those are part-time jobs. the two sides also compromised on retirement benefits they're expected to approve the deal over the weekend. >>> we sent ken molestina out there and he's been watching the game. ken, what are they saying about the return of the regular refs? >> reporter: they're treating them, derek, like rock stars. you would think it was valentine's day around here with all of the love the people have for the refs. you can see behind me, everybody still watching the game. they say after four weeks
affair between seattle and baltimore. game tied at 11-in the 11th. adam jones gets a two-run homer. seattle trying to get something going in the bottom of the inning. saunders, thrown out trying to steal second base that end the game orioles win it 3-1. with that win the a's lost, baltimore moves ahead of oakland in the american league wild card. angels 3.5 games out. detroit five back. the rays even closer, st. louis hanging on to that last spot. houston, they get homered. on the way to a 5-0 win over the last place astros. the brewers and pirates both trying to make a run. first inning, leads off the game with a home run but brewers pitcher who had the big night. fifth inning, hits an rbi double down the right-field line to make it 2-2-0. brewers win that one 3-1. milwaukee stays 2.5 games behind. pittsburgh is fading fast. when we come back on this thursday, crime fighting baby. we'll see how these cute images of these kids here may be key in keeping violence down in one london neighborhood. you won't run into kenmore appliances just anywhere. only sears is celebrating the 100th
the baltimore beltway and capitol beltway and as you continue to d.c., 295, no issues to report. over to 395, nice and clear as well. live look at washington boulevard. hardly any volume at all. nice and clear as you make your way across the 14th street bridge and hamilton district. back in ten with another look at your traffic. >> thank you, danella. >>> 5:12. putting nasa's latest scecraft to the test in virginia. >>> also ahead, want to see the health benefits from drinking wine? it's time to change what you it's time to change what you buy. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven this november. vote for question seven. and help build a better future for maryland. >>> 5:15. developing this morning in maryland. hooker
? this message. >>> maryland lawmaker gave up on his attempt to stop a baltimore ravens linebacker from speaking out on gay marriage. he wanted them to stop brendan from making ads like this one. >> i believe we should be doing everything that we can to make maryland families stronger. which is why i support marriage for gay and lesbian couples, who want to make a lifetime commitment to each other. >> well, now byrnes has reconsidered. he told the baltimore sun that the player has first amendment rights and should be able to speak his mind. >>> a big honor today for maryland's olympians and p paralympia paralympians. the crowd paid tribute to their achievements in baltimore today. michael phelps with the most medals of any olympian ever, thanking everyone for their support. and the youngest u.s. olympic member and also a gold medalist katy ledecky. >> we're basking in the glow of yesterday's win for the redskins, right, dan hellie? >> reporter: you know, this reminds me of katy ledecky's award. maybe the biggest debut of all yesterday. what a show it was in new orleans. we will be hearing from r
york. >> who doesn't? >>> thousands of fans get a chance to see them in baltimore. >> the second annual grand prix of baltimore. cars raised around the 75-lap, two-mile race and in the end ryan hunter took over the lead near the end of the race. he was able to pull away and take home that grand prix title. and i believe that someone in the house here was out there watch that race. >> yeah. with her head zipping back and forth. >> let's go to veronica. >> i think i took a picture of every single car except for the sun drop one that won. you f. you look hard, i still have my hand stamped. >> did you shower? i was going to say that. i showered twice and it's still there. they want to make sure when you go in and out, you're allowed in and out with your ticket paid. great time though. the weather held out for a good chunk of the race. the showers started coming in around lap 19, lap 20. it got kind of they. don't let the cloud cover scare you today. going the talk about showers and storms. like yesterday, it's going to be wet for the whole entire day. 76 right now. the wind and the southeas
to shallow center. chris davis comes on to score. 2-0 baltimore. the birds would lead 3-0. the yanks tie it, and then in the seventh, they blow it. hardy here cannot field swisher's hard grounder. edouard oh yoon ynunez, scores game-winning run on an error. and the game set for tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. nats trail cardinals now. sorry, that's changed in the last minute. they lead the cardinals 9-8 in the sixth. >> nice. >> a lot of reasons to tune in. mike shanahan talks about the big cuts he made yesterday. first time we'll hear from him and find out one. guys he cut, anthony armstrong, has a new team. going to miami. >> a tough job, with the cuts. >> ooh. heartbreaking day. now the season. now the season. >> i'm barack obama and i approve this message now mitt romney's attacking the >> president on medicare? the nonpartisan a-a-r-p says obamacare "cracks down on medicare fraud, waste, and abuse and strengthens guaranteed benefits." and the ryan plan? a-a-r-p says it would undermine medicare and could lead to higher costs for seniors... and experts say ryan's voucher plan could raise future
, including chicago. let's check out your local forecast. baltimore, maryland, coming in at 7 degree7 degrees. miami's forecast, daytime highs around 90. so at least a couple things to watch here, veronica. leslie at this point with the exception of newfoundland, not a worry here. >> you did say the "f" word. fall. which i don't want to hear about. >> i love fall. >> you do? >> i live in the south. >> i'm hanging on to summer. >>> wall street on stimulus watch. expectations for a new iphone. and making a killing on coca-cola. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, hollywood suffered a historically bad weekend at the box office. >>> coming up, a thrilling finish for serena williams. rory mcilroy does it again, and it's back, week one of the nfl. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning, and welcome back to "early today." i'm veronica de la cruz. here are some of your top headlines this morning. a government report says financial records are missing for about $475 million worth of fuel for the afghan national army. the international coalition can't prove whet
.c., baltimore, philadelphia. pretty much all the way up the coastline. we are dry in the middle of the country. hot, austin 99. >>> looks leek what's left of isaac, that moisture, going t bring rain to the east for the next couple of days. >> it's going to be a wet labor day, we didn't want that. >> not all day. >>> ben hinsy's ready putting bain under the microphone. and the breakfast worth so much they're stealing it from warehouses. >>> this weekend, this movie set a record at the box office. the kind of record you don't want to set. >>> maurice jones-drew straps on the pads. a pair of walkoffs on the diamonds. and a catch that will make you flip out. >>> welcome back to "early today." here are some of your top headlines this morning. the death toll in syria last week was put at 1,600 people killed, the largest weekly figure of the rebellion according to the united nations children's fund. rebel groups say they plan to start targeting civil airports in damascus and aleppo tomorrow. >>> in mexico police arrested a drug cartel leader known as the devil commander. he was wanted in a series of
there. overnight lows tonight with dew points that low, right inside the cities. baltimore, washingt, along the chesapeake bay, upper 50s to around 60. you won't have to go far into the west to drop into the low 50s. manassas, culpepper, martinsburg, upper 40s. a very nice chill first thing tomorrow morning. make your plans for your saturday evening. temperatures, low to mid-70s now. back down into the mid-60s by 10:00, 11:00 trial frame. cooling down quickly once the sun has set. storm 4 radar. not much out there just yet and no rain too terribly close to us. the closest rain drops inching their way into western parts of kentucky, all part of the next weather system, which will follow this big area of high pressure on into the eastern seaboard as the high moves out, clouds move in. mid to late day tomorrow. start with a good looking day. the sunshine fading further and further behind cloud cover by tomorrow afternoon andevening, and by monday morning first thing, the rain drops will be very, very close. may even have had a renegade sprinkle or two. that's just about. it the real ste
started. >> monday night football in baltimore. the former raven's owner passed away last week. ravens taking on the bengals. joe flacco. deep for smith who holds it in on the 52-yard grab. what a way to start -- did you hear me? it was the first play from scrimmage. ravens up 10-3 in the second quarter. a 34 yard touchdown catch. ravens win big in their opener. they beat the bengals. randy murray was against all odds. a british man hadn't won a singles grand slam title in 76 years. murray is licensed to thrill. murray won the olympic semifinals back in august. first tie break serving in the near court. trouble with murray's return and andy with a little drop shot. murray hits the backhand winner and fellow scotsman sean connery loving it. murray now serving for the match in this fifth set. he hits a return long and watch murray's face. he cannot believe it. he did it. britain did it. what a way to follow up his olympic gold. >> yeah, we'll take m >>> godaddy.com is back upright now, but someone hacked the web server today. not knowing how many of them are running again. but an anonymo
in baltimore where love attended high school. love is the former university of virginia lacrosse player who was murdered six months ago. her boyfriend george huguely beat her to death in a drunken rage. love's family says building the field is what kept them going. >> it gave me something positive to focus on and to work on. it really pulled us up and got us going and got us out every day. >> the field cost $1.2 million to build. it was financed through donations to the school and the one love foundation started by yeardley's family to help raise awareness for dating violence. >>> today the d.c. taxicab commission will hold a meeting about the company uber. the d.c. officials will decide later this month whether to adopt new sedan regulations for the company. that includes setting uber's minimum price at five times the minimum of taxis. many of uber's drivers say they'll pick up and drop off where other taxis won't. >>> cracks found on two more bridges on the intercounty connector. that's in addition to cracks they found on three bridges earlier this year. transportation officials insist th
weeders goes, baltimore wins it, one game behind the yankees in the east and have a 2 1/2 game lead to the al second wild card spot. when we come back escalating violence, a dispute china and japan over a group of islands leads to widespread riots. come on! ♪ whatcha got there, richard? they're for show & tell. wasn't that yesterday? yup, but the class wants me to do it again. [ male announcer ] tim and richard smucker learned early on just how irresistible their jam really is. so how'd it go today, richard? i shoulda brought more. [ male announcer ] for five generations, with a name like smucker's, it has to be good. - hugs from beneful baked delights... - [ barks ]rs ]ations, are crispy, oven-baked dog snacks with soft savory centers, made with beef and cheese. beneful baked delights: a unique collection of four snacks... to help spark play in your day. >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. afternoon rain in washington, 78 degrees. storms in atlanta, 78 dress. part lie sunny skies in denver, 66 and 80 degrees and sunny in seattle. >>> anti-japanese
impressive. the baltimore native was a problem for the terps d all day long. 44 yards, hear from gino smith off to the races. 14-0. terps quarterback is the freshman. he had a good day. he found stefan digs who does the rest. talk about yards after the catch. digs just three receptions today, but racked up 113 yards. terps down 7. next position, hill fires a dart to marcus leak to complete a nine play, 64-yard drive. that ties the ball game at 14. terps hung in there, but to austin again. third touchdown of the day. in all, 13 catches for 179 yards. west virginia wins this one by 10. 31-21. >> there are no moral victories, you know. we don't play the game and put the effort and time we get into to walk away feeling good. >> it was very frustrating. we're doing what we need to do and one or two plays slipping by and executing on it. >> you know, it was a little bit on the line. my cousin went to maryland a couple years ago. he never beat me, so i mean. >> michael rocco in virginia visiting 16th ranked tcu. casey throwing the ball all over the field. the horn frogs qb threw for 305 yards
tougher for the redskins as they get ready for the saints. how about some magic in baltimore, and at nats park, smashes fly. heavy load in america. but mitt romney plan, a middle class to $2,000 more a year in taxes. multi-millionaires like himself hits the middle class harder... bigger break. forward for america? this message. >>> breaking news on the murder of a 22-year-old mother from d.c. we just learned a man named joseph jones is under arrest in the death of shavon phillips. her body was found last month. her apartment was also broken into. >>> heads up tonight for metro riders. metro will begin a major maintenance project expecting to last through the weekend. >> several stations will close. jackie bensen is at judiciary square with what you need to know. >> doreen, this is one of the most significant maintenance-related closures in recent memory. it starts at 10:00 tonight. if you plan on getting anywhere taking the red line after 10:00 friday night, be prepared to be patient. startings 10:00 p.m., free shuttle buses will replace trains. some stations will be closed they are farra
who brought the ravens to baltimore and was a key insider in the national football league, died this morning. art modell was 87. modell was belough in baltimore, but cursed in cleveland in 1996, when he moved the franchise to charm city, a move some say kept him from getting into the pro football hall of fame. during the four decades, he helped negotiate lucrative contracts with tv networks. his wife patricia died last year and his sons david and john were at his side when he died. >>> in just a matter of hours, the fairfax county school board will vote on a new committee, which could be influential when it comes to changes in the way students are disciplined. the board is creating a panel to streamline students' rights and responsibilities. the manual, that is, which includes disciplinary policies. tonight they will vote on the makeup of that 29-person committee. it would be comprised the -- and this is causing some concern among parents who fear their voices won't be heard if school officials outnumber them on the panel. >> i'd like to see experts who know about student discip
. this after a man fell five stories from an escalator at an nfl preseason game. >>> a baltimore man behind bars after a botched robbery. the victim says she lost her keys at maryland casino wednesday night. 50-year-old daniel miller found the keys, took her car eventually driving to the victim's house in edgewater. officers caught him walking out of her home with her laptop and jewelry. despite him being locked up, the woman is still on edge. marie didn't want to give her last name. >> like i said, i've never experienced it and so it's really been -- it's unsettling. i'm kind of walking around in circles. things i want to do and i just don't -- just very unsettling, still. >> miller faces multiple charges including burglary and resisting arrest. >>> federal authorities dropped their investigation into a controversial sheriff in arizona. authorities determined there wasn't enough evidence to present a case against maricopa county sheriff joe arpaio. there were charges he used his role unfairly. arpaio isn't off the hook yesterday. a federal judge hasn't cleared him of racial profiling again
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